Sweet November

Have had a great time tinkering with this new project called worpal which is a mix between wordpress and drupal. Since starting this new project there have been several major issues we have had to overcome but we feel like we are just a couple of days from being able to launch this great web site into cyberspace.Have not had much time to blog and for you my readers I am sorry about that fact but I ve been so busy with family and friends that finding the time to make noise in cyberspace has become quite a task in itself, but do not worry for this Holiday season will blow by then we can get back to doing what I do.Has been quite hot around here for the time of year and in some cases feels like Spring time still with the sweet smell of flowers in the air.

Itunes copy protection cracked?

Well, if this is true I might actually buy some tunes with iTunes.. the main reason that I haven’t used the service much is the inability to take my music on my portable mp3 player and move it to my laptop. If I could just do that then I would actually pay the buck a song – I can’t believe they haven’t come out with this already..

From BBC

The code that prevents music downloaded from Apple’s iTunes store being played on any portable player other than an iPod has been “cracked”.

Apple has not commented on claims that Jon Lech Johansen has “reverse engineered” the FairPlay system.

Prominent hacker Mr Johansen has made a name circumventing software used to restrict the use of digital media.

His company, DoubleTwist, said that it planned to license the code to other digital music player manufacturers.

“There’s a certain amount of trouble that Apple can give us, but not enough to stop this,” Monique Farantzos, managing director at DoubleTwist told Associated Press.

Read the whole article at BBC

AT&T Breached, Exposes 19,000 Identities

AT&T Breached, Exposes 19,000 Identities

News.com is reporting that a recent attack on AT&T’s systems saw thousands of customer’s personal data compromised. About 19,000 customers of AT&T’s online store who purchased equipment for a DSL connection were effected. From the article: “AT&T is offering to pay for credit monitoring services for customers whose accounts have been impacted because they could be at risk of identity fraud. The company also has made available a toll-free number to affected customers to call for more information.